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Memories of Dinnington

My father grew up in Dinnington. He lived on The Crescent with his mum, dad and 2 older sisters. Once married, he settled in Manchester, where my 2 sisters, my brother and myself were born. Having no family car, visits to my grandma and grandad in Dinnington were limited but every June we would travel by train for a (...Read full memory)

My favourite memory when I first went to Anston Park was dinner lady, Mrs Bunfield. She was so lovely and kind and used to hold my hand in the playground, I was really shy then. I loved my time at the school.

We used to visit relatives in Dinnington and a place called Magilla Does anyone remember Magilla

I remember the Magilla, down the lane past the Hall on the left and the village dump on the right. Main thing I remember was there was just a few houses...a long terrace I think...and several caravans. The children who came to the primary school, down the Baulk, were considered 'poor' and not too 'successful'...attitudes that were all too common in the 1950s, to our shame...

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